Lunch + Learn

Please see below for our monthly Lunch + Learn events! All sessions are free, anyone is welcomed to attend. Please RSVP in advance so we can put out enough coffee, tea and cookies!


#3: Place Branding – How to Communicate the Unique Essence of Special Places

with Better Yet Studio

RESCHEDULED for Thursday, October 31st (Halloween!)

12:00 - 12:50pm

On Thursday, October 31st at 12pm, Kate Howe from Better Yet Studio will be speaking about about Place Branding. Better Yet is a strategic branding and design studio. Optimists at heart, they believe there’s a meaningful way to connect with audiences on any subject. They work with civic, cultural, and mission-based organizations develop strategy and creative activations to increase engagement and impact for causes. Join Kate at Union + Co on October 31st!


#4: Accounting and Bookkeeping Tips for Small Business Owners

with To be Announced

Thursday, November 21st

12:00 - 12:50pm

On Thursday, November 21st (week prior to Thanksgiving) at 12pm Union + Co guests will be speaking about about Accounting & Bookkeeping, just in time for tax season! Get a jump start on 2020 tips and tricks. Join us at Union + Co on November 21st.


#5: Blogging for Business

with Kendray Rodriguez - Freelance Content Writer and Editor

Thursday, December 12th

12:00 - 12:50pm

On Thursday, December 12th, Kendray Rodriguez - Freelance Content Writer and Editor will be speaking about Blogging for Business. Blogging is an incredibly powerful marketing tool that small businesses and solopreneurs can use to increase online visibility, improve website SEO, and convert traffic into leads. Topics covered will include how blogging fits into a larger marketing strategy, how to write effective blog posts, ways to repurpose blog posts into other kinds of content, and tools to help with writing and research. Join us at Union + Co on December 12th.


Past Events


#1: How to Build a Parklet

Thursday, August 21st

We discussed the essentials of building a good pop-up parklet, an overview of working with and permitting through your local government, and some obstacles and how to overcome them. Click on the button below to access the presentation. Contact us for more information or if you need some help with your parklet!


#2: Economic Forecast/Outlook Using the "Yield Curve" - A Real Estate Perspective

Thursday, September 19th

Maine Realty Advisors spread some market research, analyses, and forecasting in Bath during the Lunch + Learn event. MRA is working closely with Union + Co, to expand our great mission of encouraging local economic and community development. The presentation focused on the yield curve which is a hot topic in the financial media space. Frank Carr from MRA spoke about a basic method to discover, read, and interpret the yield curve data for individual analysis. Particular emphasis pointed out the recent "inversion" in the yield curve and what that forecasts for the economy on a macro basis. MRA discussed the yield curve’s application to the real estate space and how MRA guides various clients thorough phases of the economy.

Contact Frank Carr at Maine Realty Advisors to schedule your group to learn more about how this research applies to the real estate lifecycle.